Associations to the word «Lying»

Wiktionary

LYING, verb. Present participle of lie
LYING, noun. An act of telling a lie, or falsehood.
LYING, noun. The act of one who lies, or keeps low to the ground.
LYING DOWN, verb. Present participle of lie down
LYING PANEL, noun. (architecture) A panel in which the grain of the wood is horizontal.

Dictionary definition

LYING, noun. The deliberate act of deviating from the truth.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats